David Cox is a partner in the firm's Litigation Department, focusing his practice on complex commercial litigation, the preservation and recovery of insurance-related assets for policyholders, and cyber-security/ data privacy risk management. He has experience representing manufacturers, government contractors, professional services companies, numerous banks and other financial institutions, investment companies, trade associations, and non-profits, in connection with civil actions, arbitrations, mediations, negotiations and counseling involving a wide range of commercial risks, including cyber-liability and data breach, product liability and recall, catastrophic property and business interruption, directors’ and officers’ liability, professional errors and omissions, copyright and trademark infringement, defamation, construction claims, theft and fraud, and environmental liabilities. Mr. Cox also has experience defending clients in complex financial services litigation, and has experience in consulting on complex e-discovery issues.
Mr. Cox has also committed many hours to representation of pro bono clients. In 2010-2011, and again in 2013, he was part of a team of firm attorneys who developed a series of webinars with the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program’s Community Economic Development (CED) Project, on risk management and insurance matters, focused on issues faced by non-profit organizations. The firm was honored as the co-recipient of the D.C. Bar’s 2011 Frederick B. Abramson Award for its work on this project.
Mr. Cox has been recognized as a 2014, 2015 and 2016 Washington, D.C. "Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyers magazine. Mr. Cox is currently Co-Chair of the Cyber/Intellectual Property Subcommittee of the ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee.
Professional & Community Activities
District of Columbia Bar Association, Member
American Bar Association
Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section - Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee, Cyber & IP Sub-committee Chair
Litigation Section, Member
International Association of Privacy Professionals, Member
North Carolina Law Review, Former Member